Sign Word List: talking with your hands listening with your eyes - ch.14 - cities, states, countries, and governments
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AMERICA

(as in "the United States")

What is being signed (English Meaning)

AMERICA (as in "the United States")


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Examples of Usage
English Sentence

Mandy Harvey became deaf at the age of 18. Interestingly enough, she was a singer on the television show "America's Got Talent."

ASL Gloss

M-A-N-D-Y H-A-R-V-E-Y HERSELF BECOME DEAF AGE 18. INTERESTING WHAT? SHE SINGER #TV PROGRAM QUOTE "AMERICA'S G-O-T T-A-L-E-N-T

English Sentence

United States of America became independent from Great Britain in 1784 after the ratification of the Treaty of Paris.

ASL Gloss

YEAR 1784 AMERICA BECAME INDEPENDENT FROM BRITAIN FINISH RATIFICATION T-R-E-A-T-Y O-F P-A-R-I-S.

English Sentence

Heather Whitestone was the first deaf person to be crowned as Miss America in 1995.

ASL Gloss

YEAR 1995 H-E-A-T-H-E-R W-H-I-T-E-S-T-O-N-E SHE FIRST DEAF PERSON CROWN M-I-S-S AMERICA.


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